Automatic HTML form submission using Perl module WWW::Mechanize

Here is a short tip on how to automatically submit a HTML form using a Linux command line and perl script. For this example we would need a WWW::Mechanize perl module and some basic PHP website. Let's start with simple PHP website. The website will consist of two files:


<form action="submit.php" method="post">
First Name: <input name="fname" type="text" />
Last Name: <input name="lname" type="text" />
<input type="submit" />


VMWare Workstation/Server VM to VirtualBox VM Conversion

VirtualBox is a family of powerful x86 virtualization products for enterprise as well as home use. Not only is VirtualBox an extremely feature rich, high performance product for enterprise customers, it is also the only professional solution that is freely available as Open Source Software under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL).

VirtualBox is a virtual emulator like VMWare workstation. It has many of the features VMWare has, as well as some of its own.

Note:- Before Converting make a backup copy of your vmware image

Solution 1

Solaris Zones migration with ZFS

Solaris Zones migration with ZFS

In this entry I will demonstrate how to migrate a Solaris Zone running
on T5220 server to a new  T5220 server using ZFS as file system for
this Zone.
Introduction to Solaris Zones

Solaris Zones provide a new isolation primitive for the Solaris OS,
which is secure, flexible, scalable and lightweight. Virtualized OS
services  look like different Solaris instances. Together with the

Vyatta publish HTTPS to OWA server

ethernet eth0 {
        firewall {
            in {
                name EXTERNAL_INBOUND
ethernet eth1 {

firewall {
        default-action drop
        rule 10 {
            action accept
            description HTTPS_to_server
            destination {
                port https
            protocol tcp

Windows 7 HotSpot

Sharing your Windows internet connection via software has traditionally been a tricky business.

There are programs that can help you do it, but they're often awkward to set up, and prone to complicated security and reliability issues, so most people don't even try.

But that could all be about to change, thanks to a new Windows 7 feature called Virtual Wi-Fi.

The idea is a simple one: the operating system can virtualise any compatible wireless adapter, to make it appear as though you've as many additional adapters as you need.


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